The Annual Scouting For Food Drive Helps Area Residents In Need

By Kathy L. Collins For 25 years, the Boy Scouts of Gulf Ridge Council have participated in a nationwide food drive called "Scouting For Food."...

Year-Long Journey Unites Local Boy With Seizure Alert Dog

By Tamas Mondovics Thanks to his mother's dedication and the support of a caring   community, six-year-old Brandon area resident, Andrew Smith, is now able to...

The Brandon League Of Fine Arts Offers Much To Members And...

By Kathy L. Collins The Brandon League of Fine Arts (BLFA) is looking forward to a fantastic 2013 full of great events and opportunities for...

Local Businesses Partner With ECHO To End Childhood Hunger

By Kathy L. Collins Hunger is a very real problem. In Hillsborough County hunger affects one in six people. For children, the statistics are worse...

Julian Craft Receives The 2012 Human Rights Award

By Kathy L Collins Julian Craft has been characterized in many ways- A knight in shining armor, one of the nicest men you will ever...

HCSO Child Exploitation Detective Among Honorees At Quarterly Awards Ceremony

By Tamas Mondovics Re-elected to his third term, Hillsborough County's twenty-sixth Sheriff, David Gee, was pleased to welcome all attending the Sheriff's Office Quarterly Awards...

Keeping Our Skies Bullet Free

By Samantha R. Evensen Bullet Free Sky, a small non-profit effort, is working hard to raise awareness about the danger of celebratory gunfire. With the...

The Bridges Features Its Veteran Residents With 2013 Calendar

By Kathy L. Collins To honor the military veterans who reside at The Bridges Retirement Community in Riverview, the staff and administration produced a calendar...

Community Joins The Nation In Honoring Connecticut School Shooting Victims

By Tamas Mondovics Last month's Sandy Hook Elementary School rampage that took the lives of 20 children—most of them first grade students—as well as six...

Local Residents Travel To Honduras On A Jewelry-Making Mission Trip

By Libby Hopkins Mary Valesano of Brandon has a “hobby gone awry” as she likes to call it. Her hobby is beading, or jewelry making....